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Mourinho without midfield trio for CSKA Moscow trip

28 September 2017, 12:25 | Nina Perez

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Manchester United are in Russian Federation on Wednesday to face CSKA Moscow in their second group-stage game of the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League. "But Champions League games are very different to Russian league games and I expect them to play differently". I do think the hosts will cause Mourinho's men problems but fancy United to edge it 2-1. It is for sure the most interesting battle on the pitch for Wednesday night's game.

Not only does Mourinho have to find a workaround for Paul Pogba's injury, but matters were made worse by the ankle injury sustained by Marouane Fellaini in the 1-0 victory over Southampton at the weekend, the Frenchman's deputy.

The Red Devils are in Moscow for game week two of the Champions League to face CSKA Moscow in what could be United's toughest away group game.

Meanwhile, CSKA Moscow are sitting third in Russian Federation, four points behind leaders Zenit, already losing three times from the 11 games they have played. "After Crystal Palace there is an global break and Belgium, having already qualified for the World Cup, he's not under pressure for a special big match for them, so hopefully he'll be back for us".

"It is a mixture of quality and being dominant but also accepting the reality of high level football when the opponent has a high level", he added. "There's no pressure on him [in the global break] so hopefully he'll be back for us".




They have started the new domestic campaign in reasonable form, winning six of their opening 11 games and conceding only nine times, but already trail leaders Zenit St Petersburg by seven points and lie fourth also behind Lokomotiv Moscow and Krasnodar.

"I played against CSKA with Real Madrid, with Inter, with Chelsea and now with Manchester United, so it's something normal in my Champions League career", he explained.

"I can say last season I started not good as I had lots of injuries and I didn't feel good playing games", Mkhitaryan said.

Mkhitaryan was speaking at United's pre-match press conference, where traditionally the player who talks to the media goes on to start the upcoming game. Liverpool's opponents were last week fined €60,000 by Uefa and their fans banned from Spartak's next Champions League away fixture in Sevilla after a flare was sacked towards the referee during their 1-1 draw with Maribor in Slovenia.



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